Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee

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Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee

The Claude E. Shannon Award Committee shall consist of the President (who shall serve as Chair), the 1st Vice-President, the 2nd Vice-President, and four other members appointed by the Nominations and Appointments Committee before January 15th. At least three of the appointed members shall be former Claude E. Shannon Award winners, and at least one of the appointed members shall be the current, or a former, Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory or the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory. Typically the appointed members of the Committee will serve for two years, in staggered terms.

The Committee is charged with deciding whether to name a Claude E. Shannon Award winner for the following year and with selecting a winner.

2011 Members
Giuseppe Caire
Ex-officio and Chair (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

EE Department, Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California
3740 McClintock Ave., EEB 528
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Tel: (213)740-4683
Fax: (213)740-8729

Gerhard Kramer
Ex-officio (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

Institute for Communications Engineering
Technical University of Munich
D-80290 Munich, Germany

Muriel Medard
Ex-officio (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

Network Coding & Reliable Communications Group
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard Blahut
Member (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois
Henry Magnuski Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor Emeritus
109 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801, USA

Member (01/01/10 until 12/31/11)

Dep.  of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), M.I.T.,

Cambridge, MA 02139 

Member (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

Viterbi Group, LLC

4370 La Jolla Village Dr.

Suite 675

San Diego,CA 92122

Jacob Ziv
Member (01/01/11 until 12/31/11)

Technion Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Electrical Engineering,

Technion, Haifa 32000 Israel


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